Scuba Diving UK
- Diver Repatriated To Decompression Chamber From MV Aeolian Sky
The winchman spends quite a bit of time with the patient. He can be seen conducting an injury assessment, checking movement of limbs and taking blood oxygen measurements. [More]
UK Wreck Diving
- Is The Pin Wreck HMS Sprightly?
Discovered in 1990 and sitting at a maximum 28 metres on a sandy and shingle bottom, it seems very little is known about ‘The Pin Wreck’. One theory is that she is a Nightingale class ‘Revenue Cutter’, a military vessel called HMS Sprightly that sunk in 1891. If this is the case, where are the cannons and carronades? [More]
- Dive Log #336: A New Dive Site For Swanage Boat Charters
An undived site for Swanage Boat Charters on their plotter “because nobody goes there” made this a fun expedition for all. The skipper had to first find the wreck & there was no guarantee what would be there. The challenge for the skipper to find the wreck and the divers able to explore a wreck was an exciting to all. [More]
- Oberleutnant zur See Johannes Lohs
Born 24th June 1889, Waldgasthof Bad Einsiedel, Seiffen, Germany. Johannes Lohs was a successful and highly decorated German U-boat commander in the Kaiserliche Marine during WWI. Awarded the Pour le Mérite, he is the eighth most successful U-Boat commander of WWI by tonnage. [More]
- The Hunt For SM UB57 And Johannes Lohs
This is the photo that initiated the quest to seek out and hunt the WWI U-Boat of Johannes Lohs, the ubiquitous U-Boat SM UB57. It is a pair of Lea and Perrins bottle tops recovered from the HMHS Kyarra in April 2017 and while explaining to my nine year old that these bottle tops had [More]
- Is this the lost U-Boat of UB57?
The wreck is seemingly intact and lies upright with a slight inclination over starboard. Maximum depth is 12M and the wreck has sunk up to halfway up its hull into the sand. The location and type of this U-boat strongly points in the direction of UB57, but a number of determining factors lack to identify it 100%. [More]